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Globecomm Expands Wireless Managed Services to Africa
11-12-2010 | 11:33:23
Globecomm Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: GCOM), a leading global provider of satellite-based managed network solutions, has won a contract to provide wireless ...


Lisbon to host Africa-focused agricultural business forum
11-12-2010 | 11:31:41
Following on from the success of the AgriBusiness Forum 2010 held in Kampala earlier this month, and in the framework of its international activities ...


Nigeria to Host Annual Meeting of the Common Fund for Commodities November 23-24 in Abuja
11-12-2010 | 11:30:07
Nigeria to Host Annual Meeting of the Common Fund for Commodities November 23-24 in Abuja WHO: The Government of the Federal Republic of Nigeria and the ...


Clenergen Signs Agreement with Ghana Manganese Company for Biomass Power Plant
11-12-2010 | 11:24:24
Clenergen Corporation (OTCQB: CRGE)(FRANKFURT: 9CE) signed a MOU with Ghana Manganese Company Limited with the objective to install a 2 MW/h Gasification ...


MTN Group, Western Union sign agreement to introduce cross-border Mobile Money Transfer Service in 21 countries
11-11-2010 | 12:58:26
MTN Group, (JSE: MTN), the leading mobile operator in Africa and the Middle East, and Western Union, (NYSE: WU) a leader in global payment services, ...


Ruukki's SA investment hits R3bn, JSE listing likely
11-11-2010 | 12:56:33
The Helsinki- and London-listed Ruukki, which has invested R3-billion in South Africa so far, will soon have two assets and two major projects to manage ...


Platinum Australia to raise A$40m for South Africa projects
11-11-2010 | 12:55:12
SX-listed Platinum Australia on Thursday announced an equity raising of about A$40-million for its Smokey Hills mine and platinum exploration projects ...


De Beers launches the first Diamond Route Conservation & Research Conference
11-11-2010 | 12:53:19
The first Annual Diamond Route Research Conference is taking place in Johannesburg this week. One hundred and twenty delegates and sixteen leading academics ...


Rwanda donates US$ 1 million to the Global Fund
11-11-2010 | 12:51:31
The Government of Rwanda has donated US$ 1 million to The Global Fund to Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria. The pledge is part of the Third Voluntary ...


Timeshare and Fractional Networking Expo GNEX 2011 Confirms Support from the Vacation Ownership Association of Southern Africa
11-11-2010 | 12:49:57
Perspective Magazine, the timeshare and fractional industry's premier global information provider, announces the Vacation Ownership Association of Southern ...


AITEC announces first African Outsourcing Summit
11-11-2010 | 12:46:25
AITEC Africa, the continent’s leading convenor of ICT events and champion of the region’s emerging outsourcing industry, has announced that it going ...


Africa Needs the ICT Africa Summit Now
11-10-2010 | 13:24:56
The ICT AFRICA SUMMIT is an event promoting ICT as a means to accelerate economic development in Africa under the theme “Regional Integration through ...


IFC Chief Recognizes Gains in Ease of Doing Business, Aims to Do More in Zambia
11-10-2010 | 13:23:34
IFC Executive Vice President and CEO Lars Thunell today recognized Zambia for being one of the top ten most improved economies for the ease of doing ...


Sudan-South Africa cooperation to boost water supply security
11-10-2010 | 13:20:57
To support improved water security in Sudan at a time of heightened concern over the potential consequences of prolonged drought, a high-level Sudanese ...


Central African Gold to increase gold production following
11-10-2010 | 13:19:31
Central African Gold Plc, the AIM quoted gold mining and exploration company, notes an announcement released by its 88.68% shareholder New Dawn Mining ...


Ten Finalists Announced for 2010 Africa Awards for Entrepreneurship
11-10-2010 | 13:15:09
Legatum, a privately owned international investment group and Omidyar Network, a philanthropic investment firm, today announced the selection of 10 companies ...


VUNANI ACQUIRES KAGISO SECURITIES; CREATES STRONG RESEARCH AND BROKING CAPICITY
11-10-2010 | 13:11:18
Vunani today announced the acquisition of Kagiso Securities Limited from Kagiso Trust Investments (Proprietary) Limited, subject to regulatory approvals. ...


FIBRECO TELECOMMUNICATIONS TO DEVELOP LONG-HAUL OPEN ACCESS NATIONAL FIBRE OPTIC NETWORK IN SOUTH AFRICA
11-10-2010 | 13:04:07
FibreCo Telecommunications (“FibreCo”), a partnership between Cell C, Internet Solutions and Convergence Partners, announced today that it will be developing ...


Wanted: African Business Journalists in South-Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique and Zambia
11-08-2010 | 13:21:26
For one of our clients - an international operating investment fund - we are looking for: Senior Freelance African Business Journalists in South-Africa, ...


Nokia Reaches Out to Learning Institutions to Enhance Mobile Application Development
11-08-2010 | 13:18:57
Nokia has announced plans to increase its engagement with learning institutions in a bit to equip instructors from various Institutions in Kenya with ...